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A meeting is to take place this morning between representatives of An Garda Siochana and Sligo councillors in relation to Sligo Garda Station. There had been hopes a new garda headquarters would have been built in Sligo, particularly after a site was obtained at Caltragh on the outskirts of Sligo…

The Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Justice and equality says one of his priorities is to try and get the promised new Garda Station in Caltra discussed again.   Sligo/Leitrim TD, Martin Kenny recently retained the Justice & equality Portfolio on the Sinn Fein Front Bench.   A new station at…

The recent u-turn on building the proposed new Garda station at Caltra and instead upgrading the existing station on Pearse Road has been described ‘as a waste of money’ and an effort to ‘downgrade policing in Sligo’ by Deputy Marian Harkin.     The Sligo Leitrim TD recently rose the…

The prospect of the proposed new Garda Station at Caltragh in Sligo going ahead now seems highly unlikely.     The Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan confirmed yesterday evening in the Dáil that plans to construct the new station have been shelved by the Garda commissioner Drew Harris.…

The Minister for Justice has failed to say when building work will begin on a new Sligo Garda Station. Sligo Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin asked the minister to outline details for the construction for the station in a parliamentary question. A site in Caltragh was secured for the new garda…